The worst Latino racial slur is still a mystery for some

The worst Latino racial slur is still a mystery for some

Victor Landa February 13, 2019

Many people of Mexican descent can vividly describe the moment they heard the Latino racial slur “beaner.” As a child or a young adult, it stung. To them, it said: […]

Trump doesn’t deserve praise for appalling employment gaps

Victor Landa February 11, 2019

CHICAGO — It is said that the best lies have a grain of truth in them. That’s the ideal way to characterize President Trump’s assertion in the State of the […]

Mother makes history at Houston Ballet as first Hispanic principal dancer

Victor Landa

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — She’s the face of the Houston Ballet, and she’s making history as the first Hispanic principal dancer. Karina Gonzalez started studying dancing in Caracas, Venezuela when she […]

Hispanic Caucus to Homeland Security conferees: No more money for immigrant detention or a wall

Victor Landa

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro and 20 members of his caucus sent a letter to the Homeland Security conferees urging them not to appropriate any more money for immigrant detention or a […]

NewsTaco Rundown – February 11, 2019

Victor Landa

Julian Castro carries generations of Latino ambition into 2020 presidential election – USA Today When I think about Julian Castro running for president, I remember a phone call nearly 30 […]

Sandra Cisneros to receive PEN/Nabokov Award for international literature

Victor Landa February 5, 2019

Sandra Cisneros, the Mexican American novelist whose books “The House on Mango Street” and “Woman Hollering Creek” are widely considered contemporary classics of American literature, has won the PEN/Nabokov Award for […]

Latino voting bloc could be the second most important in 2020

Victor Landa

The Hispanic population’s exponential growth in the U.S. that has long been expected, is now fully upon the country. Totaling an approximate 58 million people, the Latino community has become one of the […]